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'Babae' by Joy Alpuerto Ritter © Katja Renner
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“bir şey” by Ekin Tunçeli © Murat Dürüm
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'Mechanics of Distance' by Máté Mészáros © Daniel Domolky
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'Stand still you ever-moving spheres of heaven' by Henrique Furtado and Chiara Taviani © Piero Tauro

Aerowaves is a hub for dance discovery in Europe. We identify the most promising new work by emerging dance artists and then promote it through cross-border performances. Aerowaves' network of partners in 33 countries enables these younger choreographers to bring brand new dance to brand new audiences.

Apply now to become a Twenty21 Artist!

Emerging choreographers based in Europe can apply to become a Twenty21 artist for the opportunity to have your work presented at the Spring Forward festival next year in Elefsina (Greece) on 6 - 9 May 2021, and also by 27 of our partners around Europe.

Read the elibility, selection criteria and find the the application form HERE

Deadline: 16 September at 12pm CEST

The freshest dance makers in Europe

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Aerowaves' annual festival Spring Forward festival that took place last March in Val-de-Marne, France, hosted by our Partner La Briqueterie. Next edition will take place in Rijeka, in Croatia, from 24 to 26 April 2020!

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Springback Magazine is place to read about, watch and hear about dance. A place where you can feel the pulse of contemporary movements across Europe, through opinion, commentary and reflection.

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Springback Academy offers a unique chance for emerging dance writers to be mentored by professional critics and write about dance during Spring Forward festival.

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Spring Forward 2020 online: the highlights!

Revisit the festival in 8 minutes to relish the best moments again or, if you missed it, dip into the action. This year’s festival went completely online through Zoom on the same days, 24-26 April 2020, when it would have taken place in Rijeka and Opatija, Croatia. We welcomed 1400 people from 74 different countries!

Find dance performances by Aerowaves Twenty artists

PLI

PLI / Viktor Černický

Žďár nad Sázavou, Czech republic

FLY!

FLY! / Markéta Stránská

Žďár nad Sázavou, Highlands, Czech republic

ONLINE BMOTION 2020

ONLINE BMOTION 2020

Bassano del Grappa

PLI

PLI / Viktor Černický

Kalamata, Greece